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of complaints from players, coaches, fans and politicians over fumbles by the replacement refs. game on tomorrow. >>> well, president obama and governor romney are spending much of this weekend doing last-minute preparation for next week's big debate. both campaigns seem to be trying to lower voter expectations. are they going too far? let's ask presidential history douglas brinkley, joining us now live. douglas, great to have you here today. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> thank you for being here. i know that you offer some valuable insights about presidential history and these debates. the fact that they are trying to lower expectations already with the obama side already saying mitt romney will win the first debate, what do you think that says to the public? >> well, that these are really becoming media entertainment tv extravaganzas. they have since the 1960 kennedy/nixon debate. it became a televised event. richard nixon won if you listened on radio, but if you saw the body language on tv, it was kennedy who won. there was a period of time there were no presidential debates. 1964
spot for the romney campaign? >> yes, the election isn't being held tomorrow. they can hope something happens in the debates or some other kind of event or some issue breaks their way. even that i think would be difficult at this point for romney to catch up. i think after the debate, by the way, assuming he sticks to a script, doesn't do something spontaneous and calamitous, memorizes his answers, we may see the press give him a little bit of a ride and say, well, it's time to say this thing isn't over and romney still has a chance. when you listen to him like in that pennsylvania excerpt you showed today, the only way he can carry pennsylvania when you look at these polls is if voter suppression works there. if the voter suppression law is upheld by the courts, that is the only way they can win pennsylvania and that's to steal it. >> what about the first debate? it's next week. is it a must win? and what kind of candidate are we're going to see in mitt romney? he's touched other opponents. he's challenged them to a $10,000 bet. he's lost his cool, he's shouted them down. is what wha
. >> just one day left until we take america in a new direction. we need to win in pennsylvania and tomorrow, with your help, we will win! >> it's unclear what kind of resources romney would put into pennsylvania when asked whether the campaign would buy any add ads here, that's for the obama campaign to know and the romney campaign to worry about. >>> now to a a nn romney a pretty constant presence on the campaign trail and now opening up about a big concern. while campaigning in nevada she sat down to talk about the campaign and her concerns if her husband should win. >> i think my biggest concern, obviously, would be just for his mental well being. i have all the confidence in the world in his ability, in his decisiveness and his leadership skills, in his understanding of the economy, and in his understanding of what's missing right now in the economy. you know, the pieces that are missing to get this jump started. so, for me, i think it would just be the emotional part of it. >> much more on the presidential race later in the show, including a look ahead at the upcoming presidential deba
president obama campaigns in nevada tomorrow, romney will spend the weekend preparing for that debate. watch that debate live on k.t.v.u. channel 2 wednesday beginning at 6:00. >> there are more accusations of voter fraud in florida. the state says suspicious voter registration forms have turned up in at least 10 counties. the florida republican party says it blames the firm it hired. the g.o.p. national committee paid more than $3 million to the company strategic allied consulting for voter registration and get out the vote operations. but the republican party says it fired the firm after apparent phoney registration forms started to turn up. >>> it's 7:11, and thousands of convictions in jeopardy. what a crime lab chemist is accused of doing that has the justice system scrambling. >> and giants getting ready to play tonight, but will buster posey get into the game. food poisoning in san diego, and the curve ball that has the team watching it very closely. >> first we'll go outside. there is the mack maze in oakland. you can see things moving just fine in all directions of the freeway, as t
taxes for millionaires. >> neither governor romney nor president obama have any public events scheduled today or tomorrow. they'll be spending a lot of the weekend prepping for that first debate, wednesday in denver. we'll have a whole lot more on all of these stories throughout the next three hours. president obama heading to las vegas tomorrow for a campaign rally. the president then expected to hunker down in henderson, nevada, to prepare for that first presidential debate. nbc news white house correspondent, mike viqueira, joining me live. now, mike, the president again, no public appearances today. earlier this week, he was at the united nations. he's been hitting the campaign trail hard. he's been dealing with the fallout from the libya attacks. is he finding enough time to even practice for the debates? >> well, you know, craig, to the extent that the command of the issues will make a difference in these debates, you can say he's getting a lot of on the job training, certainly. but to argue your premise a little bit, the president, as far as we know, is, in fact, practicing for t
sessions, didn't get ready, didn't get it down, these prep sessions are key for mitt romney. >> matthew dowd, incredibly important for us to have your perspective this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> tune in tomorrow morning to "this week" with george stephanopoulos. chris christie will be his guest. >>> now, to politics and betrayal. we're hearing more from arnold schwarzenegger speaking publicly about the love child that ended his marriage. and now, we're learning more about extramarital affairs. other extramarital affairs. and abc's reena ninan is on the story this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: his family is questioning why he would make these revelations now about some of the darkest times in their past. >> so, you lied to her? >> you can say that. >> she gave up a television career for you. i mean, wow. >> reporter: new questions for the former california governor. and new, painful answers. >> i think it was the stupidest thing i've done in the whole relationship. it was terrible. >> reporter: in his latest revelation from "total recall," he writes about t
is hunkering down, getting ready for the first showdown between him and president obama. romney is spending a lot of time this week to prepare for the debate. the same thing for the president. he is off the campaign trail, today, tomorrow, off to nevada. but basically he is spending a lot of this week, we believe, behind closed doors getting ready. meanwhile, both are trying to lower the bar for the candidates. even the candidates themselves are doingñr it. take a listen to mitt romney, recently on the campaign trail. >> i mean, he is president of the united states, a very good speaker. >> now, he is a very good speaker, i am sure in the debates, as last time with senator john mccain he will be very eloquent. >> reporter: and it is not only mitt romney playing that game, so is the obama campaign. >> what history tells us, the challenger wins the first debate just due to the fact they are standing on the stage with the president. so they come into it as the underdog,ing so we're coming into it very realistic that mitt romney will win, if he plays his cards right. >> stephanie cutter making
barack obama. romney spending a lot of this weekend in debate preparation. the same thing for the president. he's off the campaign trail today, tomorrow he does go out to nevada, but he's spending a lot of this weekend, we believe, behind closed doors getting ready. meanwhile, both campaigns are playing the expectations game, trying to lower the bar for their candidates. even the candidates themselves are doing it. take a listen to mitt romney recently on the campaign trail. >> he's president of the united states, he's a very effective speaker. >> he's a very eloquent speaker, and so i'm sure in the debates, as last time in his debates with senator mccain, he'll be very eloquent. >> it's not only mitt romney and his campaign playing the game. so is the obama campaign. >> what history tells us, that challengers normally win the first debate. just by the fact that they're standing on the stage with the president. that elevates them, and they normally come into these things as underdogs. we're coming into this debate very realistic. mitt romney is likely to win if he plays hi
the crowd that a romney administration would allow people to prosper. as posed to the economic stagnation that has taken place over the past four years. be sure to catch chris wallace's interview with congressman ryan tomorrow, right here on fox news sunday on the fox news channel. vice president biden meantime, speaking to seniors in florida yesterday about social security and medicare. it was the vice president's second day of a two-day campaign swing that began in retirement communities along florida's east coast >> gregg: new questions raised about possible voter fraud in key battleground state of florida what appeared to be an isolated problem in one county now apparently spreading statewide suspicion over voter registration forms filed on behalf of the republican party and officials in florida are taking all of this seriously, as you can imagine. eric is live in new york city. >> reporter: he says he did nothing wrong and may have been hoodwinked by people giving wrong information. claims the worker sent out to register republican voters in florida. he spoke to the newspaper, now fi
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